<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - TV, movies, music and celebrity news]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/entertainment/entertainment-news http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:38:48 -0400 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:38:48 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Ellen: "Scandal" Stars Visit Haunted House]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:51:47 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2014-10-31+at+4.29.58+PM.png
Stars of "Scandal" Katie Lowes and Guillermo Diaz visit Universal Halloween Horror night’s haunted house.]]>
<![CDATA["Today" Channels "SNL" for Halloween]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:19:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/TODAY-Halloween.jpg
The “Today” show hosts put on another Halloween Boo-Nanza, turning NBC’s morning show into a “Saturday Night Live” set, channeling favorite characters from years past.

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<![CDATA[J.K. Rowling Reveals "Potter" Character Backstory]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:25:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/118787840.jpg
J.K. Rowling has given Harry Potter fans a special Halloween treat.

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<![CDATA[Late at Night on NBC]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 09:39:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP24762024125.jpg
Watch Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers bring the laughs late night on NBC.

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<![CDATA[Ellen: Radcliffe on Why He's Never Been Trick-or-Treating]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:48:03 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-10-31+at+4.22.27+PM.png
Daniel Radcliffe explains to Ellen DeGeneres why he has never been trick-or-treating.]]>
<![CDATA[Vieira Dresses Up As Alamuddin]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:59:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-10-31+at+4.36.29+PM.png
Meredith Vieira dresses as Amal Alamuddin and snuggles up to her dream man, George Clooney on the Halloween episode of "The Meredith Vieira Show."]]>
<![CDATA[Ellen DeGeneres Reveals Her Costume]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:14:55 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2014-10-31+at+4.06.12+PM.png
This year Ellen DeGeneres dressed as Amal Alamuddin, the human rights lawyer and activist who also just so happened to have married George Clooney! He was there, too.]]>
<![CDATA[Kanye West Surprises NJ Crowd]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:21:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/kanye+the+dopeness+jersey+city.jpg
Rapper Kanye West shocked the crowd at a hip-hop open mic event in Jersey City when he dropped by unannounced to watch the daughter of a close family friend perform, the venue owner said.

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<![CDATA[Ellen: Katie Lowes Gets a Surprise]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:45:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-10-31+at+4.19.45+PM.png
"Sandal" star Katie Lowes gets a scare when she visits “The Ellen DeGeneres Show."]]>
<![CDATA[Meyers: Ken Marino's Talks "The State" Reunion]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:44:34 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meyers+Ken+Marino.jpg
On "Late Night With Seth Meyers" Thursday, Ken Marino revealed that his kids have picked up the famously inappropriate catchphrase his character Louie coined on the MTV sketch show "The State."

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<![CDATA[Meyers: Halloween Do's and Don'ts]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:43:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meyers+Haloween+Dos+Donts.png
Seth Meyers shares some tips to help you pick the right costume for Halloween, and one costume that is "very important" to never do.]]>
<![CDATA[Fallon: Gordon Ramsay Cried Over His Pigs ]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:44:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fallon+Gordon+Ramsey.jpg
Jimmy Fallon talks to Gordon Ramsay about his show "MasterChef Junior," and Ramsay reveals a secret soft spot for the animals he's cooking.

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<![CDATA[Chris Rock Lists This Year's Top Halloween Costumes ]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:45:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fallon+Chris+Rock.jpg
Chris Rock made a surprise visit to the "Tonight Show" Thursday and revealed 2014's top Halloween costumes including "slutty pumpkin spice latte and "slutty Uber driver."

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<![CDATA[Meyers: Happy Birthday to Our Viewers]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:02:25 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meyers+Birthdays.png
Seth Meyers wishes happy birthday to "Late Night" viewers, and sprinkles in a few messages for his neighbor Dennis.]]>
<![CDATA[Fred Talks: New Footwear Line ]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:54:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fred+Footwear.png
In another edition of "Fred Talks," Fred Armisen reveals another new project that he has just launched to Seth Meyers. Warning: Shoes from Michael's Jackets will only cover the tops of your feet.]]>
<![CDATA[Giant Turkey Leg Jerry Takes Some Questions]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:38:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meyers+Turkey+leg.png
Seth Meyers asked the new "Late Night" intern, Jerry Turkey Leg, to take questions from the audience.]]>
<![CDATA[Fallon: "Water War" with Jake Gyllenhaal]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:24:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Fallon+Jake+2.jpg
Jimmy Fallon and Jake Gyllenhaal faced off against each other in the card game “War” where the loser faces wet consequences.

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<![CDATA[Fallon: Paul Reubens Announces New Pee-Wee Movie]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:31:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Paul+Reuben+1.jpg
Jimmy Fallon talks to Paul Reubens about doing a dating game-show as Pee-wee Herman, and reveals details about the new Pee Wee movie.

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<![CDATA[Movie Theaters Ban Wearing Google Glass]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:45:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP505972381366.jpg
Wearing your Google Glass or other wearable tech is now officially banned in movie theaters.

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<![CDATA[Suge Knight Charged in Camera Theft]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:46:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/suge-knight-katt-williams-split.jpg
Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and a comedian were arrested Wednesday for stealing a paparazzo's camera outside a Beverly Hills studio last month, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Chris Rock’s "Saturday Night Live" Return]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:49:21 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NUP_166178_0001.JPG
The comedic great gets back to his "Saturday Night Live" roots this weekend, more than 20 years after he left the show.

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<![CDATA[Celeb Baby Boom: LeBron James]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:57:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP738614173167.jpg
See which celebrities are gearing up for parenthood in 2014.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Daniel Radcliffe Raps on "Tonight"]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:34:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/458008502.jpg
The "Harry Potter" star surprised the audience when he gave a perfect performance of Blackalicious’ tongue-twister “Alphabet Aerobics.”

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<![CDATA[Amy Poehler Missed Weekend Update to Give Birth]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:33:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/Amy+Poehler2.JPG
Seth Meyers' first solo "Weekend Update" anchor duties were due to Amy Poehler going into labor the morning of the show.

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<![CDATA[Ellen: Gyllenhaal Talks "Nightcrawler" Weight Loss]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:43:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-10-29+at+3.18.50+PM.png
Jake Gyllenhaal explained to Ellen DeGeneres why he lost weight for his role in the movie "Nightcrawler."]]>
<![CDATA[Ellen: Gyllenhaal Gets Scared]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:47:47 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-10-29+at+3.17.46+PM.png
Ellen DeGeneres scares Jake Gyllenhaal with a doll that nearly knocks him out of his seat.]]>
<![CDATA[Meyers: George R.R. Martin Knights Seth]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:12:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/George+R.R.+Martin+Knights1.JPG
George R.R. Martin reveals that he has Knighted a couple of fans in the past, so Seth Meyers requests to be Knighted. His title: Sir Seth, Knight of the Pizza.

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<![CDATA[George R.R. Martin Plays "Game of Thrones" Trivia]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:02:47 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meyers+Trivia.png
Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler challenges George R.R. Martin to a "Game of Thrones" Trivia, where he must guess who said which famous "Game of Thrones" quote?]]>
<![CDATA[Meyers: Amy Poehler's SNL Memories]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:54:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/Amy+Poehler2.JPG
Amy Poehler recounts a few backstage memories from her days on SNL, including Will Forte naked in his office and yelling out "I love you Kutch!" to Ashton Kutcher.

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<![CDATA[Mike Tyson Beats Mike Tyson in "Punch Out!"]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:39:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Tyson+Fallon+2.jpg
On the "Tonight Show" Tuesday, Jimmy Fallon challenged the real Mike Tyson to beat a digital Mike Tyson in a game of "Punch-Out!" Watch and see which Tyson wins.

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<![CDATA[Daniel Radcliffe Raps "Alphabet Aerobics"]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:30:15 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/Radcliffe+Fallon.JPG
Jimmy Fallon challenged hip-hop lover Daniel Radcliffe to rap Blackalicious' tongue-twisting "Alphabet Aerobics" on the "The Tonight Show" Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Bill Maher Commencement Controversy]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:46:47 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bill+maher+mets.jpg
Students at the University of California, Berkeley, are asking administrators to rescind Bill Maher's invitation as their 2014 fall commencement speaker after controversy over his recent comments on

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<![CDATA[Joan Rivers' Family Hires Prominent Law Firm]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:41:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tlmd_joan_rivers_hospitalizada.jpg
Joan Rivers' family has hired a prominent New York City personal injury and medical malpractice law firm to investigate the comic legend's death last month, the firm said Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Neil Patrick Harris to Host New NBC Variety Show]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:00:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP740881849686%281%29.jpg
The "How I Met Your Mother" star will emcee the new series based on the British hit "Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway."

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